Lao authorities jail a village woman who sought help for herself and others over compensation for their land.
The world body says a missing Lao activist may have been targeted for his rights work.
Lao authorities may have subjected an activist to an enforced disappearance, according to a rights group.
Disappeared activist Sombath Somphone was last seen at a traffic stop.
The Lao director of a civil society group in Vientiane has disappeared, friends say.
A Lao court rules in favor of an earlier decision stripping the company of its casino ownership.
The Lao legislature supports a government decision to proceed with the Xayaburi dam.
Laos kicks out the director of a Swiss development organization for her ‘unconstructive attitude’ toward the government.
Vientiane will have to pay massive interest on Chinese loans for an ambitious rail project.
Lao drinking water companies are reviewing safety standards following a rash of complaints.
Laos takes action against human traffickers.
Laos is struggling to hire factory workers to meet growing demand for its garment industry.
The Lao government brings on a consultant under investigation in Finland for its role in a dam project.
The landlocked country cements plans to link up with Vietnam, Thailand, and China.
Cambodia and Vietnam call for further study of Laos's Xayaburi hydropower project on the Mekong River.
Laos officially starts work on the Mekong dam after nearly two years of ‘preliminary’ construction.
Work on the Xayaburi dam is to be officially launched this week despite objections.
At least nine Lao MPs are against the Laos-China high-speed rail network.
Plans for Laos’s largest shopping complex are put on hold.
The Laos-China rail project will go full steam ahead despite China's withdrawal from the venture.
The fund warns the Lao government that a salary increase to civil servants could affect spending in critical areas.
A Lao energy official says construction on the Pak Beng dam is pending approval from the government.
Laos is accused of buckling to Chinese pressure over its booming casinos.
A decision by the Lao government to loan eight elephants to Japan comes under fire.
Laos sends a team to investigate a land dispute in southern Laos.
The government wants to protect rice farmers from market vagaries.
Stall owners at a building slated for demolition in the Laotian capital refuse to relocate.
The viral disease is affecting thousands in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Laos says Vietnam and Cambodia are not opposed to the Xayaburi dam project on the Mekong River.
A foreign business group says the Lao government has threatened to seize its last investment in the country.